Tag: state budget

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

State budget changes could exacerbate impending fiscal cliffs

January 25, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

School districts are already anticipating a fiscal cliff from the expiration of federal pandemic relief funds, but that slide could be even steeper due to recent and upcoming state funding changes. Finance experts and new analyses warn that developments at […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Senate, Assembly agree California schools should receive billions more in unrestricted funding

April 29, 2022

Via: EdSource

Legislative leaders agreed this week that giving schools billions of dollars more in unrestricted funding would be their top priority in negotiations with Gov. Gavin Newsom over next year’s bountiful state budget. On Thursday, Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins, […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Researchers: State budget cuts feed declines in test scores, achievement

August 5, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Following the Great Recession, which triggered a historic decline in per-pupil spending, states that were most reliant on state revenues to fund K-12 public education also saw the greatest decreases in school spending as well as learning outcomes. The declines […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

State budget talks weigh freezing tuition for more funding

February 28, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The proposed limits on tuition increases are one piece of a higher ed funding puzzle that grew primarily out of dramatic recession-era state budget cuts and has been exacerbated by slower investment returns. Also on the table are major pushes […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

State budget crises rack higher ed

March 10, 2016

Via: Education Dive

The very foundation of public higher education is being threatened in these three states. While the general trend in state funding for higher education is a slow but steady climb, these outliers are forcing colleges and universities into a precarious […]